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#2843: Sapporo Ichiban CupStar Tonkotsu Cup Noodles

hobby link japan #2843: Sapporo Ichiban CupStar Tonkotsu Cup Noodles

Hey look at this! This came by way of Hobby Link Japan, a great site that has all sorts of amazing Japanese things including instant noodles! Thank you very much! Here’s what they had to say about this unique variety on their website –

‘This easy-to-prepare pack of Kyuushuu-style cup noodles has a delicious tonkotsu (pork) and herb taste, and comes with dried pork, wood ear mushrooms, sesame seeds and green onions!’

Sounds great – let’s hit it!

Sapporo Ichiban CupStar Tonkotsu Cup Noodles – Japan

hobby link japan #2843: Sapporo Ichiban CupStar Tonkotsu Cup Noodles

Detail of the side panels (click to enlarge). Contains pork., To prepare, add 320ml boiling water and cover for 3 minutes. Finally, stir and enjoy!

hobby link japan #2843: Sapporo Ichiban CupStar Tonkotsu Cup Noodles

Detail of the lid (click to enlarge).

hobby link japan #2843: Sapporo Ichiban CupStar Tonkotsu Cup Noodles

The noodle block.

hobby link japan #2843: Sapporo Ichiban CupStar Tonkotsu Cup Noodles

A lot of powder and garnish from inside the cup.

Finished (click to enlarge). Added spring onion, hard boiled egg, chashu pork, Salad Cosmo mung bean sprouts, and shichimi togarashi. The noodles were thin and  had the character of a straight noodle in a thin one which was interesting. The broth was excellent – a hearty tonkotsu I liked. The included bits were good – especially the chunks of pork which were prevalent and tasty. 4.5 out of 5.0 stars.  JAN bar code 4901734016496.

hobby link japan #2843: Sapporo Ichiban CupStar Tonkotsu Cup Noodles

Sapporo Ichiban Cupstar Tonkotsu Cup Noodles

This is from 1988 – 30 years ago… Oh man 1988 was 30 years ago? I’m getting old….

Meet The Manufacturer: #2084: Nissin Demae Ramen Straight Noodle Kyushu Tonkotsu Flavour Instant Noodle

Hadn’t seen this straight noodle ramen style before from Nissin. I’ve had quite a few now by different brand though, and they usually are quite nice! Let’s see how this tonkotsu fare. Tonkotsu is a pork bone broth soup served with straight noodles. It’s usually got a milky colored broth with a rich taste.

Detail of the back of the package (click to enlarge). Contains pork and chicken. to prepare, add one noodle bindle to 450ml boiling water and cook for 3 minutes. Add in contents of sachets. Stir and enjoy!

The pack contains two servings of noodles in these little bindles (NOTE: I am unsure if this is the correct term, however it sounds like a good term for them).

The powder soup base sachet.

A LOT of powder!

An oil sachet.

Has a garlic scent.

Finished (click to enlarge). Added kikurage, spring onion, chashu pork, sesame seeds and kizami shoga. The noodles are just the greatest – straight with a very good chew to them I liked a lot. The broth has a great milky pork flavor to it and is hearty with a good thickness from the oil. This is top notch stuff and now I’m wishing I had more! 5.0 out of 5.0 stars. EAN bar code 4897878850013.

Nissin Demae Ramen, Tonkotsu Pork, 3.5 oz (30 packs)

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